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091029-N-5060D-009: NASA Astronaut and Commander John Herrington, 2009

091029-N-5060D-009:  NASA Astronaut and Commander John Herrington, 2009.    Former NASA Astronaut and retired Cmdr. John Herrington, left, presents the Eagle Staff while First Naval Construction Division Budgeting and Planning Officer Lt. Ken Vargas, right, presents the American flag during the presentation of colors at the opening ceremony of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society National Conference at the Oregon Convention Center at Portland, Oregon, October 29, 2009. Herrington, the first American Indian in space is a member of the Chickasaw nation, and Vargas, is member of the Oklahoma Band Choctaw. The AISES mission is to substantially increase the representation of American Indian and Alaskan Natives in engineering, science and other related technology disciplines. Photographed by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lily Daniels.  Official U.S. Navy Photograph.
Caption: 091029-N-5060D-009: NASA Astronaut and Commander John Herrington, 2009. Former NASA Astronaut and retired Cmdr. John Herrington, left, presents the Eagle Staff while First Naval Construction Division Budgeting and Planning Officer Lt. Ken Vargas, right, presents the American flag during the presentation of colors at the opening ceremony of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society National Conference at the Oregon Convention Center at Portland, Oregon, October 29, 2009. Herrington, the first American Indian in space is a member of the Chickasaw nation, and Vargas, is member of the Oklahoma Band Choctaw. The AISES mission is to substantially increase the representation of American Indian and Alaskan Natives in engineering, science and other related technology disciplines. Photographed by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lily Daniels. Official U.S. Navy Photograph.
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